Life

Open source solutions impact our daily lives in an interesting variety of ways. Read our collection of articles on how open source technologies are making lives better.

How to use Darktable as a digital darkroom

Old camera
We explain how to get started with Darktable, an open source, feature-packed, cross-platform photography workflow application.Read more

9 open source robotics projects

Open source robotics
Open source isn’t just changing the way we interact with the world, it’s changing the way the world interacts back with us. Case in point: open...Read more

The young Vivaldi browser is taking its cues from the community

The young Vivaldi browser is taking its cues from the community
In this interview with QA engineer Ruarí Ødegaard, we learn more about the young and innovative Vivaldi browser.Read more

5 open source programs for the automated teen's toolbox

5 open source programs for the automated teen's toolbox
At 14, Keila already has come a long way on her open source journey. In this interview, she talks about her favorite open source tools and how kids...Read more

Using behavioral patterns to build awesome communities

Using behavioral patterns to build awesome communities
This month Jono Bacon looks at the SCARF model, which is a good starting point for building productive, fair, encouraging communities.Read more

OpenTraffic for Manila, US agencies to release 20% code as open source, and more news

Weekly open source news
In this week's edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look at the new Civil Infrastructure Platform from the Linux Foundation, the White...Read more

Updates for Intel's Vulkan Driver, Hand of Fate 2, and Parkitect, and more gaming news

Open gaming news on Opensource.com
Hello, open gamers! In this week's edition, we take a look at Intel's Vulkan Driver progress, the announcement of Hand of Fate 2 for Linux, and...Read more

Top 5: 12 memes, Picademy, AMP open or closed? and more

Top 5 articles of the week on Opensource.com
This this week's Top 5, we highlight Stephen Walli's 12 memes to explain open source software, an introduction to Picademy, Matthew Tifts thoughts on...Read more